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Saturday July 4,1959This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1959-07-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles11BoxMilt PappasTed Wills(none)
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers1BoxCal McLishFrank Lary(none)
Cleveland Indians12Detroit Tigers9BoxGary BellBob Smith(none)
Chicago White Sox7Kansas City Athletics4BoxBob ShawBob Grim(none)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Athletics8BoxJohnny KucksBilly Pierce(none)
Washington Senators I10New York Yankees6BoxPedro RamosArt DitmarChuck Stobbs
Washington Senators I0New York Yankees7BoxBob TurleyHal Griggs(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs2BoxBob AndersonLarry Sherry(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs2BoxDon DrysdaleMoe Drabowsky(none)
Milwaukee Braves1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRobin RobertsLew Burdette(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBob FriendJoe Nuxhall(none)
San Francisco Giants10St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMike McCormickLarry JacksonStu Miller

Standings as of 1959-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cleveland Indians754332.573--3623045825-1318-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium794633.582
225Chicago White Sox774235.5452.0336344-823-1718-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park775225.675
336Baltimore Orioles774136.5323.0296327-3119-1522-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium773344.429
447New York Yankees774037.5194.03583124624-1816-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I773938.506
559Detroit Tigers794039.5065.0389406-1720-1921-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium753639.480
6612Washington Senators I773641.4688.0347354-719-1917-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium772750.351
7714Kansas City Athletics743242.43210.5336353-1716-2116-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium803446.425
8815Boston Red Sox743143.41911.5331355-2415-2216-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park804436.550
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Milwaukee Braves744331.581--3443004419-1823-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium824339.524
223San Francisco Giants794534.5700.53893197023-1622-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium753837.507
334Los Angeles Dodgers824537.5492.03933662719-1926-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum744331.581
448Pittsburgh Pirates824240.5125.0351384-3320-2222-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field723636.500
5510Chicago Cubs753738.4936.5317329-1220-1817-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field793742.468
6611St. Louis Cardinals773641.4688.53633491416-2420-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park773542.455
7713Cincinnati Reds783543.44910.0388403-1514-2521-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field763937.513
8816Philadelphia Phillies772948.37715.5295390-9510-2919-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium773542.455